Earthquake with magnitude of Md 2.6 on date 08-11-1988 and time 16:41:34 (Italy) in region Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina)

A magnitude Md 2.6 earthquake occured in region: Stretto di Messina (Reggio di Calabria, Messina), on

  • 08-11-1988 15:41:34 (UTC)
  • 08-11-1988 16:41:34 (UTC +01:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.35, 15.8 at 5 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Palmi RC 5 18930 18930
Seminara RC 6 2811 21741
Bagnara Calabra RC 7 10255 31996
MelicuccĂ  RC 9 930 32926
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte RC 11 4120 37046
San Procopio RC 11 534 37580
Sinopoli RC 12 2089 39669
Gioia Tauro RC 12 19864 59533
Scilla RC 13 4964 64497
Cosoleto RC 14 859 65356
Rizziconi RC 16 7829 73185
Delianuova RC 16 3352 76537
San Roberto RC 16 1750 78287
Scido RC 17 931 79218
Varapodio RC 17 2160 81378
Oppido Mamertina RC 17 5332 86710
Fiumara RC 18 1018 87728
San Ferdinando RC 18 4490 92218
Santa Cristina d'Aspromonte RC 18 929 93147
Terranova Sappo Minulio RC 18 523 93670
Taurianova RC 19 15636 109306
Campo Calabro RC 19 4536 113842
Calanna RC 20 934 114776
Laganadi RC 20 413 115189
Sant'Alessio in Aspromonte RC 20 343 115532

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
27 Km NE of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
30 Km NE of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
83 Km SW of Lamezia Terme (70714 inhabitants)
93 Km SW of Catanzaro (90612 inhabitants)
99 Km NE of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
Recent and historical Seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
Md 2.6
ML-VAX 1.7
1988-11-08
15:41:34
38.35 15.8 5 2013-07-15
08:41:04
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 80799
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 1988-11-08 15:41:34 ± 0.219
Latitude 38.35 ± 0.03
Longitude 15.80 ± 0.03
Depth (km) 5 (operator assigned)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-VAX
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 80799

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description horizontal uncertainty
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter)
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi)
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 4342.4
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 150
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 10
Number of defining phases 10
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.5
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0.0021
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.02396
Number of stations at which the event was observed 7
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 7
Magnitudes information

Md:2.6

Field Value
Value 2.6
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 3
Type of magnitude Md
Reference to an origin 80799
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2013-01-04 18:16:01

ML:1.7

Field Value
Value 1.7
Uncertainty
Num. used stations 2
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 80799
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2015-04-28 13:07:13
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
--.LCI.Z. 1988-11-08T15:42:19.00 10.0 undecidable manual PN 41 0.024 1.25 0.2
--.MGR.Z. 1988-11-08T15:42:06.23 10.0 undecidable manual PN 353 0.0161 0.46 1
--.GRI.Z. 1988-11-08T15:41:58.52 10.0 undecidable manual SG 45 0.0061 -0.32 0.7
--.CZI.Z. 1988-11-08T15:41:51.55 10.0 undecidable manual PG 16 0.0081 -1.16 0.4
--.GRI.Z. 1988-11-08T15:41:48.81 10.0 undecidable manual PG 45 0.0061 0.35 1.7
--.ATN.Z. 1988-11-08T15:41:46.26 10.0 undecidable manual SG 234 0.0029 -0.73 0.4
--.RI2.Z. 1988-11-08T15:41:45.52 10.0 undecidable manual PG 82 0.0049 -0.43 1.5
--.MSI.Z. 1988-11-08T15:41:44.40 10.0 undecidable manual SG 232 0.0021 0.66 0.5
--.ATN.Z. 1988-11-08T15:41:41.35 10.0 undecidable manual PG 234 0.0029 -0.26 1.8
--.MSI.Z. 1988-11-08T15:41:39.88 10.0 undecidable manual PG 232 0.0021 0.14 1.9
TDMT - Time Domain Moment Tensor
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